Vegetarian Mock Fish Curry

This dish is really fun to make (and even more fun to eat!)

Who knew yam was such a great fish alternative? This yam recipe is both healthy and cruelty-free.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes


(Serves 2 - 4)

  • 1/2 kg yam, peeled, steamed and cut into thin squares
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • Salt to taste
  • Grated coconut – 1/4 cup
  • Kokum – 4 pieces


  • 1 tsp methi seeds
  • 1 cup onion, sliced
  • 2 tbsp ginger, minced
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 4 to 5 kashmiri chilli
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds


Roast these masala ingredients. Blend the roasted masala and coconut together.

  • Add the steamed yam into a vessel, add turmeric, salt, masala paste, kokum, add enough water and let boil.
  • Add curry leaves as garnish and serve

This recipe comes from Sharan India at